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This March will celebrate International Women’s Day with talks from inspirational Wythenshawe women.
Co-Chairs: Miss Karen Telford & Mr Simon Galloway
Miss Patrizia Capozzi, Consultant General Surgeon
Theme: Emergency General Surgery
Miss Gemma Faulkner, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
A personal experience of global surgery: Treating obstetric injuries in rural Uganda.
This talk will cover my personal experience as a trustee and volunteer for the Manchester-based charity, Birth-Aid. The charity is comprised of volunteers including Nurses, Urogynaecologists and Colorectal Surgeons. We have delivered surgical camps at Virika Hospital in Fort Portal, Western Uganda, working with the local team to treat women with childbirth injuries including vesico-vaginal fistulae, urogenital prolapse, rectovaginal fistulae and anal sphincter defects due to unrepaired fourth degree tears.
- To understand the impact of preventable obstetric injury in under-resourced countries
- To understand the practical and ethical challenges and to appreciate the rewards of providing surgical care in an under-resourced setting
Professor Deena Harji, Consultant Robotic and Colorectal Surgeon
Theme: Robotics and Digital Technology
Ms Laura Hancock, Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon
Theme: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Mrs Sarah Duff, Colorectal and General Surgeon
Clinical research and cell-free tumour DNA
An update on an important topic in cancer research and how the use of new technologies and biomarkers may change oncological strategies in colorectal cancer.
This event is free for MMS members. For non-members, please find a list of tickets for this event below.